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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta .VOLUME Vli. LETHKIUDGE, ALBERTA, 17, 19M NUMBER 286 DE WET WOUNDED--WHOLE NORTH Manual Training School Likely to be Classed Pre-vocational School as DR. MILLER LOOKS INTO THE QUESTION Dr. .T. C. Miller, Supcrintcmjont .of Technical Education of the Province, was in the city yesterday for the purpose of1 encouraging technical cilu- catira, and iiiirht .schools. Dr. Miller lias established night Coleman and Tauer among the for- learn English, ami others who arc iraining for petition as fire bosses managers. He visited Chinook :and Coalhucst and it is likely that night'classes will he established at both ol these points. Dr. Miller met' with the Lethhriage Board'.last evening, and ex- plained tbe grants for pre-vocational, Vocational technical training. Spe- cial teachers in Letbbridge are iipiv getting their but the Govern- ment-has outlined an elaborate sys- tem of "grants tr- aid in technical iraming for next year. It is possible that (.he Manual Training school here will be classed as a pre-vocational in- that the grant may be wbtained although nothing definite has been done in this Loimectioii. This night -schools'.can get. grants to 3 per Lent of the tost of tuition and the Lethbiidge grant could go as high as but the school board will have to spend three times this amount m order to obtain it The government is arranging to give giants dollar fyf dollar to classes There arc raanf and the board took no definite istion yesterdaj It is possible that night classes m certain subjects will he opened in the near future open- Pres. Wiltie of Imperial Bank has Passed Away Toronto Ont V-flkie president Nov. of D. n. the Imperial Bank .of Canada, died tbls morning of: pneum'piiia. one of the fore- most bankers'of.Canada, and had recenlly been re elected president ot the 'Canadian Bankers' aEsociatipn. I-le .had "heen with, the: Imperial since :rlS75, when its gen- eral manager. He was elected presi- dent in 190ii Mr Wnkle was a na tive of Quebec his father having teen the lat Daniel Wllkle M 4. rector of Quebec High school He be gan hia banking career wit1! the Qua bee Bgnk He was president of the Board o' Tradn !a Toronto in 1811 He -waVa former chairman of ..the-To- ronto branch of the Victorian Order of Nurses He took a deep interest in art and was hon president of the Gi nailian Art club He was a Knight of of St. John of ,Ior- usalerq, and a lion colonel in tha Ca nadian militia His wife waa u ter of Jthei-late'Senator Benson-of St. Catherines.1 Mr.: YVilkie was 68 years >f agev A uaimutci JIrs A Kerr "6 Crescent road, Toronto snnives ivith.twq and Cap- tain Arthur B VVi both now it the front Captain Arthur was in fured at Mons a short time ago and ?as mialidea home :TURK8 DEFEATED Lote tp British at Fao and Also m Dardanelles Bombardment London, Nov.. British War Office lays tfiat inT two actions ag alnst ,the Turks at Paoi in the Persian Gulf, 'they have severely handle! and defeated the Ottomans." have also lost 250 men The Turks guna In of the forta in the Dardanelles by tSo warships of Ales the Allies GENERAL DE WET GETS IN.' HEAD Rebels Broken, Poorly Armed, and .Said to. Greatly Dejected liOlldon, Nov. Pretoria dispatch, to Hunter's .Telegraph .fio. states that. Christian De Wet, who headed the recent rebellion In thu Orange Free State and Western Transvaal, has bec'n In thu head. Do Wet's followers arc reported much dejected. It Is said they are poorly armed mid lack ammunition. Contingent at Salisbury Plain a Merry Crew-rNow Living' in New Huts PICK OUT YOUR SOLDIER BOY'S CAMP London, Nov. Daily Mai! correspondent who visited Salisbury camps at iounii that despite the mud, -damp and cold, tlir Canadians were pierry and most ol them playing rugby; in the thick o: tlicir National songs. Already mea have taken possession of the huts, erected at Bui- ford camp, which, in aiUlition lo greater comfort anil protection, the soldiers nearer to the rail- way: The war office has 800 men at work building more and hope before the end of the .'month to accomp- date the whole contingent in huts. Misses I'lummer and who were appointed by the Minister of Militia to take charcc of the distri- bution oi comiorts oi tlie contingent established i depot tit Vines bury Sahbhun plain and are operating the. Canadian 'contingent 'cuors faiKVMirn London 1? -The caic-er of. Canadian squadron hear-g the namci oi Klicts llpiso has come to an un j timelv end and lomght cightv ineiij were httanded have tftfirtiut low! aitd bcrf hut for the timely intervention of Colonel CAILLAUX LEAVES FOR SOUTH AMERICA Paymaster of French Army, Fig- ure In R-scent Murder Criee, Quits France Paris, Nov. mystery is connected with tho sudden narture for South America of Jos- eph Caillaux, former Premier and Minister of Finance, who 'was ac- compunied by his wife, the cen- tral figure in a sensational murder case a few mont-lis ago. The news- papers here merely mention the fact that M. and Mine. Cai'ilaux left Bordeaux, on the liner Peru, Fri- day. Salisbury Plain, where thirty thousand Canadians are at present encaniped. The map represents an area of many square miles, aud the reader will see the names ofvvanous camps made familiar -by the letters home ot the men of "th3 First Canadian contingent now there. The is twelve miles away'from the town of Salisbury, ami It costs iour shillings to ride there on the m'otbrbus. The camp is three: any village. Canadians are mostly at "Pont! "West and "Hulford" camps. NEFKUUflf SII Heir to British Throne Leaving For War Zone Popovitch and His Mother Caunot Sue m Local Courts Ward of Canadian "record CZERNOWITZ IS HIS PRESENT HOME Not until Austria ceases to be an cncmv of the British Empire, will- Procap Popovitch jiave any status m the Canadian courts. Procap is a brother of the late Si- mon Popovitch, who was killed in the Lethbridee Collieries mine hsre .on May 20, "1913, while engaged in pre T t to fire "Vvaj and officials of the.Uhlpn; Jack dub Uolonel has untlei iken to loot their dinner breakfast and thej icmain IJie gucsis ot the club for the night There art, eigntj men m the quadcou all JiaiHng from the west and one or two ceptions all seen ictne semte ;b although thcv are ratiicr chan about gumg infor mation on the subject. WHO ELIOTS. WESRiB ancoin B C i7 of stranded British Columbians referred to in London; despatelieswas known as Eliot s tjowe R T Eliot a VictorU liwyer was instru riiental in. htting. them: out tfor. their trip. They left here three'weeks ago. The troops consisted of former mem- bers of .tlie Legion 'of .Frontiersmen and the reason for their going mde pendentlj that many of them wished to obtain commissions in, the armj citizens led by Mr Phot gave them horses and as the I m tzernowitz He also as numbers suellcd from tlie dozen who lin fer llie V.orKmen s Compen s sation Act, and all costs. His bcotlh cr, Simon, was killed while preparing to re a shot "Ct.-'j it i" illc od b> U r carelessness fcnrt ueg ligcncc oi the company and its and employees It is alleged PRINCE OF WALES London, Nov. Prince of having oh iirel permission to do so from King Geoige and Lord bank of kit-bentr has departed tor the I iom Field Marsial Sir He coal I recap lues in licia not far iron the Huss an bor- John I rench s headquarters staff where some of the heaviest fighV ing ecu the Russians. and the Austrians has taken place, and prob- ably Procap was one of the retreat- ing }uadron of Vu'btros U" anj rate Procap-is suing the Letlibriqgc yol: heries, for VO goo damages icr tne death of his.-brothor, on ichalf of his- mother, Hanfira- Popovitch, .who also first wished tp eitizehB'Camt to Mr Eliot s aid ith monej ano outfits Queen of Holland May Instigate Peace Proceedings RECRUITING STARTSHERE Official Story of British Forces Tells of German Machine and Awful Hardships Meeting There Yesterday Show- -ed Little Opposition to Proposed Scheme NEW SPEAKERS TELL NEW FACTS ABOUT IT Farmers to the oi the city heard the'why of irrigation yesterda; afternoon at 'tiie Monarch town hall when several 'of the hest authorities in the Lethbridgtt irrigation district discussed the inajiv advantages that irrigation water gives the man on the land. The 'meeting somewhat delayed owing toi TaiE difficulty sonic of the i london mina of the 11 Queen an Hiat the (ire hoss fired the shot bj ous Of enlisting ire not apt to forget clecincitv without giving Popontch a I he case was set down for healing In "MtGarth) in tlie present sittings of the Supreme hut the statement of claim has, an amend- ment attached which says that the speakers had in fighting the suow- banks with their automobile but its intensitv, once it had-started, made up lor ani protraction B, Ot'1 T. PRESIDENT President Marnoch, of the Loth bridge Board oF Trade who is de ot ng a i "ge share oi his time to tto interests ol the fanner's in the I W districts surrounding the citj opened the discussion telling briefly of the efforts ol the Iron Springs farm ers to induce tie eminent to go ahead the Old .Man rivei drier s o" as possible He described-, the the proposals and counselled the farmer to takt some action that would ap hat- Keci'ui tins.. 'tier the .infantry taliijn cbmmcncps tomorrow 'niorninf it 9 50 K is net thought ne c ssai> to mai-c this ammouncement for .tlie .scores who 'are dcsir- NINE MORE V.C.'s Amsterdam despatc.li, is being urged b] t, to consult with the President of thr alm unl" a ler lrc tjnited States on the possibility o offering mediation to the belligerent powers The Vmencan minister, Dr Hcnrj an D; ke is returning to the Lnited Stiles and there is T repbrt current that ho mayrbring.this, mat- ter to President ''Wilson's attention on his at Washington WAR POSTPONES PEACE .SERVICES London. Nov. com- mittee for the celebration of thevcen- (ennary of neace between the Entfiah speaking peoples iiave announced a liofitpongmont of the. vices In the British churches arrang ed -for.December 30, Murdered Man Thrown in a Well s' Had Been Sandbagged and Heavy Weight Tied Around Waist Chelrrjwood, Ont, Nov 17 George Hollmger, a wealthy far- mer, was found dead m a well i distance [torn the family homeksad new Ipre Friday after- noon the was (a the surface, a biige boulder rvas rppc that tied waist Coroner HcSillivray, of bj an inquest when a verdict .wilful'.murder vas returned against persons un krown An atitojisy was perform- ed je-terda> by of which slioncrt that Holl mgcr stunned ncmg struck b) n heav> obirrt cast into the ncll o. "uu vu .u.5- Pn e the government of ttoir nesire the datt The recruiting take to participate in the of place at the armou oi the corner ol this immense scnemc ocveral ques 6th iMsmic and 10th street Major the_ Stewart being in charge There is a large uaitmi, list and it is thought that the rejuirel men be signed up diys Colonel "Cruitsiiinks Officer Loin mending Alililai U was in the evident that the'Monarch farm ers ere interested Mr Marnooh said that as the government had not let London Noi 17 1 he la test of- ficial account of the fighting in West I linden, u. ued hi British Press Bureau, coiermg the period from NO- I to 9 gneb a general idea of the nature of the battle which keen progrcismg in that terntor) lot mole than lour uecks, It tcllb oi almost continuous barduients the to the trenches "the small movement loiward perhaps, and pet- haps hac'c again tlie. desperate at- tempts of the Germans to-Smerce the Hnlisll Imis thL -Shelling of Ypres the deadh eflect qf British ah Krench guns against German posi t ons the hraicri of (..ernun youths in the front' lines ;and. pays tribute to "the Prussian war -ma- Lhme, whic.li, acting on a nation pre- ut ish inuied lo the sternest disci- pline; has attained the most remaik- ible iciiills But with all this terrible Hunting, neither side has been afele'.'.lo. gain keeping at it with the .same deter- mination that has ch'araclerized entire progress oi the war, though isms han the trenches, SHOT' has fallen, and the men are suffering hardships that ould'setm alnuKt; un- endurable. Likewise m the eastern arena, tha troops facing each other nou have wintrv conditions to contend uith, but the frost is aiding the Muscovite forces to move more rapidls on the East Prussian irontiex The morassas and the soft roads have been frozen over, making easier the movement ol men artillerj and transports gucn tie iiiformation asked for tci gelher maps showing the evact District dumber' portions of the countrj which were on Surda> hut' irnKab.e he wab not in position not to make any comment'to sav just what areas in the with legaui to th- sccmH contingent aich district would he affected He would give out information cither in; regard to the possible com- J bWVLL FARMS of the farm Products List Mentioned In Gsncral! nunder ot the bitteiv that ib to he, Limited a successful irrigator for the French's Last Report or on hut assumed that he London. Nov. Five Officers and; four non-coinniiSBioiied officers have- been awarded the Victoria Cross, the most valued of all of Great -Britain's iecprations for valor, according to the statement from Field Marshal Sir} John French's .ast. night headquarters, issued NELSON POLICE SHAKE Up Nelson, B.C.. of Po- lice W J Devil and the entire oiti, force been asked to resign at the end of the present month. Chiot resigned at .T. H. Long of Rowland has been pointed as his successor. TJie shake up is the resuit of charges and count er charges which -have: been' f-ince Devit was appointed two years ago. POLISH COUNT WITH CHARGED HIGH TREASON bo a I etlibndge man Colonel Cruik- visited the military prison and-, heard several- appeals from prisoners of war who wanted to be released It is understood that vcr> few applications were considered f qrablv pasl in the Lethbridge dis trict, spoke bricflj but tcrsch He Beet Factory Operating The Sugarlbeet Raymond last ,weck. -pipratious on this -year's crop CANADIAN WITH INDIAN TROOPS KILLED Montreal; .Clue., Nov.'-17 Captain Bail Dale Carr Harris son ol" Prof. Carr-Harl-is of Kingston, whose name appear- yesterdaj in the list of thise killed in 1'ia Indian fore- Venfee, l7-COUn! In AM.. Alexander Shnrbek i Polish d'puty lieUmgs to a well known (.an vice president of the Polish club J one of the most prominent s L.' Uale-Harris of this in thr Polish puny, was .nested befprc'being INeumarket Qalicia on November charged with high treason "IF told the farmers to git irrigation if the> it nised the vaiufof the land lo such a de gree tjiat it could not be a losing proposition it opeiated correctly Ir ngation means that a farmer has the power to make it rain when he w ants it io ram and to stop rain- ing when he has enough moisture en small, afeas The tendency in ir Captain Charlie Pingle Likely to Go to the Front Jledicine Hat, Nov, is un derstood that t-apt L. B Pingle, M P 1> mai accompany Col Eissuns to the front, Capt Pintle has been associated with the Hussars for a numbei ol years as Quarter-Master, and as this department has keen most efficiently nnnaged bi him, Col Sissons will endeavor to secure him tile same-ap- .pointmenl in connectici with the mounted regiment uhich he will take from Uherta Col Sissons and Oapt Pingle were .in veslerday endeavoring to arrange the mailer. CRACOW ON RIRE f. POPULATION FUEE6 _ London, Nov newa- paper report Vtn> ice, that In Oif1 iria, is on fire, and "its' n s, rH_ ia on rej igation firming he said, to iniubitanis are llr farms and more in f down fo bhialler farms and more in tensiled and diversified farming and! Mr tlhjd pointed out is an example! that within oic square mile in the LUhbndgc dhtriet are four- teen contented families, all making a good hung on irrigated land INTENSE .-FAHMINH Irugation would in time turn the countn into an intensely cul- tivitpd and productive area The best farmer is the man who out by building himself a home tuC man wno buvii Ills milk in cans, and hit, vegetables from the store, but the man who lives frottrHhe field arfd the cellar and the duty barn-raising most of of life at his daqr success of It- Enemy Wearing Himself Out in Costly Assaults But in are Unchanged GERMANS STILL ON OFFENSIVE London. Nov. 17, 3.17 er Asquith stated today in the House of Commons that the British govern- ment had decided to declar.3 the whole of the North Sea to be in the military' area. WEARING GERMANS OUT Paris, Nov. 17, 7 Ger- mans, in the opinion at the: beginning to show signs of, the terrific strain -they under- gone for a month past in Flanders, and the.se officers expect that General. Icffre's Holding the line, and )ermitting the German host to wear; tsslf out in vain but costly assaults, will soon bear fruit. French Official Pans Nov 17 was given out in Pans the following communication 'From Nieuport to Dixmude and .m the vicinity of the Ypres, the cam- paign has been resumed with greater violence than in preceding. days. At the canal to the. south of .Dixmudej the action of oiir artillery checked, ie work that the Germans. were en- deavoring to carry out Ur keep (lown inundations The enemvvwas co.ni, palled to eiacuate a portion ol hia tienenes which had beea filled with water. Two attacks of German, infantry, _p.t BiiKhoote ana (tie other fo ffie south of Tprte re Bulled in-failure. .On our, side, .we have made progress between J3is__ schoote and the canal. "Between Armentieres and Lalbassee there has been an artillery duel con- ducted with great spirit. "On the Aisne certain German de- tachments which endeavored to cross :he river in the vicinity of .Vailley were either driven Back or destroyed; On our positions on the right bank of the iAisne, "lijistream 'from' Vaillev, there has been violent cannonading. This applies also to the Reims rfr gion, and several shells fallen in the city of Reims UMW.ofA.fo Handle Problem of Unemployment Ferhie, Nor. ment among the members of the cals of District No. 18, was dealt with :'at a receiit meeting; of the district Aboard .here, and, that; body decided upon a proposal -to meei existing conditions, which "will be laid "before the various unions shortly j Summed up the proposals are that on December 1, the district iviil place of the funds to the credit of a general associated fund, that an aft- sessmeijt be placed upon ail earning ?50 per month of cent 5 per cent, and ovfcr- S100 10 pei that -work in the d.fe- nct be so divided up that as as uossible v.ill receive a minimum uage of S50 per month; ocal do its utmost toward contribuf- ng funds to tbe general fund, wbich s to be distributed s m proportion to ,he number in any unemployed family and asking that c'ach district submit data, i egarding conditions of those requiring relief. If the proposal ijrough tbe ollicers will contribute 39 jer cent of their salaries BEER GOES UP ANOTHER CENT IN ENGLAND London, Nov 17, 1 p in id Lloyd Chancellor of the Ex- chequer, proposed in th" House of Commons todav an additional duty on beer of 17s 3d per barrel This is "equivalent to about one cent on'each glass J A. E. Humphries Sues the C. P. 1 i J i Asks Damages, Alleging Negligence Cause of Son's One of Iho interesting cases to come before the Supreme Court during tlie present session, >s that ol A E Humphiies versus lha Canadian Pacillc Humphries filed day JoOOO -t the railway, alleging j'l scncc on the part ant and its croploiees and _scr-v lants was responsible for tio, death HoM" Vati Humphries, couPIinB tu'o'csis at Wilson Siding 'On, Si, 19W, "m jHie'or1-! ___ryfdischarge oi Ms diitijs as: j in the employ ol defendant compauj." ;